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  • Good Girl Dinette serves breakfast; 'Dead Chefs' at The Residency; La Brea Bakery grilling

    Good Girl Dinette serves breakfast; 'Dead Chefs' at The Residency; La Brea Bakery grilling
    Here are a few highlights from a flood of food events and news just in time for summer. ‘Dead Chefs’ at The Residency: Micha Wexler (formerly at Mezze) and Mike Kassar will combine forces with Umamicatessen’s The Residency in a “...
  • Santa Barbara is known for luxury, but it can be done cheaply with some advance planning

    Santa Barbara is known for luxury, but it can be done cheaply with some advance planning
    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — If you believe the glossy travel magazines, Santa Barbara drips money, and any visitor had better be ready to have their wallet leak all over the place, too. Touted as "the American Riviera," it's up there with Palm Beach,...
  • Miami chef catches her lunch and cooks it, too

    Miami chef catches her lunch and cooks it, too
    Cindy Hutson stood in cockpit of the charter boat Priority off Islamorada Tuesday, taking instruction from captain A.J. Stewart on the finer points of detecting the bite of the yellowtail snapper. "You don't feel the bite; you see it," Stewart told her....
  • Beyond wine, take a spirited journey across France

    Beyond wine, take a spirited journey across France
    Light mist cloaked the ancient hills in Upper Normandy, and from somewhere within this tapestry of seaside cliffs and pastures of flowers, I expected a fire-breathing dragon or a white-haired wizard muttering ancient incantations would come bounding out...
  • More travelers seeking out the best kitchens in the world

    More travelers seeking out the best kitchens in the world
    When my mother took a vacation a generation ago, she wanted to get as far from her steamy stove as possible. Things have changed. Now, women and men are flocking to destinations that promise even a peek inside someone else's kitchen. Travelers are...
  • Chefs aim to show kids where their food comes from

    Chefs aim to show kids where their food comes from
    There are plenty of ways to get kids to try new foods. Hide the broccoli in the brownies. Make muffins out of zucchini. Promise a trip to the toy store for a forkful of salad. Or you could do what the Days of Taste Program does: Take them to the farm so...
  • Erica Wilson dies at 83; needlework instructor built embroidery empire

    Erica Wilson dies at 83; needlework instructor built embroidery empire
    With her first book on stitchery, needlework instructor Erica Wilson revived a craft and helped invent a publishing category. Her 1962 hardcover book, "Crewel Embroidery," both popularized the pursuit and helped transform her into "America's first lady...
  • Janet Fitch on her mother's domain — the kitchen

    Janet Fitch on her mother's domain — the kitchen
    It's become a tradition at the L.A. Times Food section: Every year, we run a holiday essay by a noted Southern California writer reflecting the unique nature of the way we celebrate the season. This year's is by Janet Fitch, whose novels include the best-...
  • From Canyon To Cove: The woman behind the Golden Wiener

    It was mid-June, and we were awash in the seasonal gloom when a box arrived at the editorial offices of the Coastline Pilot. Inside the box, nestled in brown and gold packing material, was an 18-karat gold wiener. It also happened to be the week that...
  • Around Town: Summer garden

    We started the garden on a whim. We dug up the grass, bought chicken wire to keep out the gophers, erected a small fence to keep out the wild rabbits, then bought fertilizer, water and seeds. The plants came up willy-nilly, in no particular order. First,...
  • 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking'

    'Mastering the Art of French Cooking'
    Every so often a book comes along that changes the world in some way. Maybe it heralds the start of a new social movement, or enlightens the world about events long hidden. Only in hindsight can we see what a difference such a book made. Here is one...